Events of Interest and Famous Birthdays on February 17 and 18

EVENTS OF INTEREST AND MOST FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 1876 Sardines first canned by Julius Wolff in Eastport, Maine     BORN 1963 Michael Jordan, American NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls) and sports superstar, born in Chicago, Illinois   BORN 1981 Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York}     BORN 1948 JosĂ© JosĂ©, Mexican singer and actor,…

People Born on February 9, Famous and Interesting – Have fun!

PEOPLE BORN ON THIS DAY:   Wilhelm Maybach, 1846 (Auto Pioneer)   Among interesting people born on this day, I have to mention: German engineer and engine designer, who invented the spray carburettor and was the chief designer of the first Mercedes automobiles (1900-01).   At age 26, he began designing cars with Gottlieb Daimler and Nikolaus Otto, with whom he developed…

Famous Birthdays February 8 th Have Fun!

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DAY:   I hope you like my choices for today’s “Famous Birthdays”. I included  some interesting data about Dmitri Mendeleev. He arranged the chemical elements and put together what we all know now as The Periodic Table of Elements.   Dmitri Mendeleev  – Inventor of The Periodic Table     Dmitri…